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Development Manager
The Laguna Playhouse

Laguna Beach, CA

Laguna Playhouse, a nationally acclaimed, professional theatre located steps away from the Pacific Ocean in the charming arts colony of Laguna Beach, CA seeks a full-time Development Manager. Reporting to the Associate Director of the Annual Fund, the Manager provides essential support to the development team. The Development Manager will be responsible for accurate data management and reporting, supporting donor cultivation and stewardship, participating in special events, and departmental project management.

The chosen candidate will be detail-oriented, understand the importance of confidentiality and possess: excellent judgment; strong communication skills; the ability to effectively negotiate competing priorities with grace and a sense of humor.  Strong project management experience required. Tessitura database experience strongly preferred, significant experience with CRM or fundraising database mandatory. Experience working with graphic design desirable. Requires some nights and weekends. Working knowledge of nonprofits preferred. College degree strongly preferred.

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A complete application includes a cover letter detailing your interest and a resume.  Please email your application to:

Please use the following subject line:   Development Manager, Laguna Playhouse <Last name, first name>

Cover letters should be addressed to:

Louisa Balch
General Manager
Laguna Playhouse

Contact:Sarah Sierszyn
Address: The Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Rd

Deadline: 04-03-2017

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